I’m a Pastor and just got fired

fired, Ralph Waldo Emerson

I’m a Pastor and just got fired You might think there are still some jobs that are immune from firing, but I can’t think of any.  Last week I talked to a “tenured” professor who just got fired and pastors are being fired in droves.  Even the President is constantly under threat of hearing his own phrase, “You’re Fired.”  Your security is never in the job, but in knowing how your skills transfer to multiple organizations.  Other questions we discuss: How does one go through a career hunting process when they are very happy in their current career but are … Read More

Are you a “people whisperer?”

We are now familiar with “horse whisperers” as people who are unusually gifted at calming wild horses.  In the 1998 movie, Robert Redford played the man who knew that violence is never the answer.  Well, that same principle is growing in popularity outside of horse training circles.  Today it is being applied successfully by corporations, governmental agencies, school administrators, at-risk-youth, violent offenders and many others. Founded on a consistent set of principles, communication and trust, people whisperers can diffuse tension and potential conflict.  Now this is listed by Future magazine as one of the highest-paying careers of the next 20 … Read More